Latest News

Genetic manipulation of urate alters neurodegeneration in mouse model of Parkinson's disease

Investigators report that mice with a genetic mutation increasing urate levels were protected against the kind of neurodegeneration that underlies Parkinson's disease, while the damage was worse in animals with abnormally low urate. Their findings add further support to the possibility that increasing levels of urate may protect against Parkinson's disease.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • ADHD: Scientists discover brain's anti-distraction system

  • Modified stem cells offer potential pathway to treat Alzheimer's disease

  • Scientists explain how memories stick together

  • In old age, lack of emotion, interest may signal brain is shrinking

  • Book early, after work if you want to enjoy your next hotel stay

  • Intravenously administered ketamine shown to reduce symptoms of chronic post-traumatic stress disorder

  • Distracted driving among teens threatens public health and safety

  • Conceptual representation in the brain: Towards mind-reading?

  • Common links between neurodegenerative diseases identified

  • For resetting circadian rhythms, neural cooperation is key

  •